The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation's (NFFF) Everyone Goes Home® program is conducting a needs assessment to build effective suicide prevention and awareness programs. The NFFF has partnered with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, a leading suicidologist with experience in developing innovative programs for first responders. As part of this assessment, Dr. Spencer-Thomas created a survey to gather feedback from fire service members (active, retired and non-uniformed), support groups (clinicians, EAP providers, chaplaincy groups, etc.) and family members. "I am inspired to see how the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is tackling the issue of suicide head on," said Dr. Spencer-Thomas. "This approach of deep listening followed by thoughtful strategy development is key in making successful inroads into suicide prevention."  Read More...